Revisiting Baz Luhrmann’s Cinematic Style In THE GREAT GATSBY

Revisiting Baz Luhrmann's Cinematic Style In THE GREAT GATSBY
source: Warner Bros Pictures

Baz Luhrmann is a divisive director. His unique blend of pop culture references coupled with highly choreographed, hyperbolic sequences can, for some, prove distracting. Certainly, these criticisms are understandable, if not valid.

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Siobhan is a teacher and writer living in Wales, UK. She holds a BA in English and an MA in Film and Television Studies. She is especially interested in depictions of female desire, transitions from youth to adulthood and performative gender. She tweets at @siobhan_denton and writes at https://theblueandthedim.wordpress.com/